Flown heat shield fragment removed from the Apollo 11 command module Columbia. The fragment measures approximately 2 x .5 and is encased in a capsule-shaped 3.25 x 2.75 x .75 piece of Lucite with an embedded commemorative Apollo 11 coin showing a Saturn V rocket on the front and an astronaut on the lunar surface on the reverse. In fine condition. Consignor notes that the item originates from Chuck Graham, the executive director of public relations for North American Aviation.
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